First Bank is pleased to partner with The Amer-I-Can Program to enable financial education, success, and opportunity in underserved communities. Founded by Pro Football Hall of Fame legend Jim Brown, Amer-I-Can empowers individuals through accountability, and inspires them to change their circumstances through self-responsibility.
Habitat For Humanity OC, Orange County
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County is dedicated to eliminating sub-standard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating, and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
First Bank is a financial supporter and mortgage loan partner.
First Bank is a proud sponsor of the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight (GSLHF) program. Since 2014, First Bank has partnered with the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight and the St. Louis Blues for “First Bank’s Tribute to the Greatest Generation.” GSLHF honors our veterans by providing an all-inclusive trip to Washington, DC to visit the memorials built to commemorate their service to our country. First Bank is honored to support such programs that support our nation’s veterans.
Junior Achievement is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA’s programs – in the core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy – ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century.
First Bank is a proud sponsor of the real-world personal finance and business management programs provided through the Junior Achievement chapters in St. Louis, Orange County, Southern California, Northern California, San Diego, and Sacramento.
First Bank, along with other sponsors, is able to provide financial education programs through JA Biztown, JA Finance Park, and JA-in-a-Day at low, reasonable costs to school districts. Each year, our employees provide hundreds of volunteer hours, serving on the Board, teaching financial literacy programs at the various JA locations, and assisting in securing funds for ongoing JA programs.
- Affordable housing program participation
- Teaching financial literacy
Through financial and volunteer efforts, First Bank has made significant investments and contributions to non-profits, affordable housing groups and community service organizations. Here are some of the organizations we supported in 2020:
- 100 Black Men of America
- Amer-I-Can Foundation
- Asian Women’s Resource Center
- Big Brothers Big Sisters
- Boys & Girls Clubs
- Chambers of Commerce
- College Bound
- Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition
- Habitat for Humanity
- Junior Achievement
- Kiwanis Clubs
- Lazarus Project
- Local Schools
- Local Food Pantries
- National Asian American Coalition
- Northside Community Housing
- OASIS Center International
- Parentis Health Foundation
- People Helper Project
- Prosperity Connection
- Rebuilding Together
- Rotary Clubs
- Sherwood Forest Camp
- St. Louis Zoo Association
- Tower Grove Neighborhoods CDC
- Toys for Tots
- United Way
- Urban League